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A Soviet propaganda porcelain plate
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A Soviet propaganda porcelain plate

BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, PERIOD OF NICHOLAS II, 1897, WITH LATER BLUE OVERGLAZE STATE PORCELAIN FACTORY JUBILEE MARK OF COG, V, HAMMER AND SICKLE, DATED 1922, NUMBERED 215/15

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A Soviet propaganda porcelain plate
by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, period of Nicholas II, 1897, with later blue overglaze State Porcelain Factory Jubilee mark of cog, V, hammer and sickle, dated 1922, numbered 215/15
Circular, the Red Star, after a design by Mikhail Adamovich, in gilt surround, enclosing a hammer and ploughshare, above the interlaced gilt floral scroll Cyrillic initials RSFSR, the cobalt blue border with ciselé gilt tools including a hammer, sickle, cog and fishing net, within gilt rim and inner band, marked under base
9½ in. (24.3 cm.) diam.
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Lot Essay

The Jubilee mark celebrated the 5th Anniversary of the State Porcelain Factory
For a similar plate see Christie's London, 6 October, 1988, lot 281
For further information on the design and similar plates see N. Lobanov-Rostovsky, op.cit., pp.76-77 and State Porcelain Factory, Moscow, 1922, pl.1.
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